Team

Our Team

Marko Bertogna

Marko Bertogna

Full Professor

Marko Bertogna is Full Professor and leader of the HiPeRT Lab since 2012. His main research interests are in High-Performance Real-Time systems, especially based on multi- and many-core devices, Autonomous Driving and Industrial Automation systems. In 2008, he received a PhD in Computer Sciences from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa, with a dissertation on Real-Time Systems for  Multicore Platforms, awarded as the best scientific PhD thesis of 2008/2009. He has authored more than 100 papers, receiving the 2009 Best Paper Award for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and 8 other Best Paper Awards in first-level international conferences. He coordinated multiple EU and industrial projects, securing almost 5 MEuro in funding for his research group. He served in more than 60 program committees of international conferences in embedded and real-time systems, chairing or co-chairing 8 events. He is Senior Member of the IEEE, and Stakeholder Member of HiPEAC.

Andrea Marongiu

Andrea Marongiu

Associate Professor

Andrea Marongiu is Associate Professor. He received the PhD degree in electronic engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy, in 2010. He has been a postdoctoral reserch fellow at the Integrated Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, then an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bologna.
His research interests focus on programming models and architectures in the domain of heterogeneous multi- and many-core systems on a chip.

Paolo Valente

Paolo Valente

Assistant Professor

Paolo Valente is tenured Assistant Professor (Ricercatore). He has a PhD in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy. His main expertise is in CPU, network and disk scheduling algorithms for QoS provisioning.

Marco Prato

Marco Prato

Assistant Professor

Marco Prato is tenured Assistant Professor (Ricercatore). He has a PhD in Mathematics and Applications from the University of Genova, Italy. His main expertise is in numerical methods for applied inverse problems and machine learning.

Nicola Capodieci

Nicola Capodieci

Associate Researcher

Nicola is a post-doc at the university of Modena. He got his M.Sc and Ph.D in Computer Engineering at UNIMORE, however, he did most of his research activity in different institutions such as Univ. of Groningen (NL) for his M.Sc thesis, Univ. of New Brunswick (CAN) as a research internship and Edinburgh Napier Uni. (UK) for his Ph.D Thesis. His main research interests are Bio-inspired AI, Multi-Agent and Self-Organizing Systems, but also languages, architectures and everything else related to GPUs.

Paolo Burgio

Paolo Burgio

Associate Researcher

Paolo Burgio got a M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Bologna in 2007, and a Ph.D in Electronics Engineering jointly between the University of Bologna and the University of Southern-Brittany, in 2013. His research topics are next-generation systems such as heterogeneous many-cores and GP-GPUs, compilers, programming models, and parallel software. Since 2014 he joined HiPeRT at Univ. of Modena where he currently coordinating the projects on autonomous driving systems. Like most of the italians, he has a special interest in football.

Roberto Cavicchioli

Roberto Cavicchioli

Post Doc

Roberto got his Master Degree and Ph.D. in Computer Science. His research has been focused in Numerical Optimization and Parallelization of algorithms on multicore systems and GPU. In particular the target was mainly to speed up computations for Image Reconstruction algorithms by exploiting High Performance Computing systems, both traditional (MPI and OpenMp) and hybrid with accelerators (NVIDIAGPU).

Marco Solieri

Marco Solieri

Post Doc

Marco earned a double PhD in theoretical computer science from the Université Paris 13 and the Università di Bologna.  Before joining the HiPeRT lab in September 2017, he worked as an adjoint professor at the Université Paris 7 Diderot and as a research associate at the University of Bath. Passionate about all challenges in both theory and practice of computer science, his mission is to bring real-time systems on multi-core architectures using hypervisor technologies. His activities thus include investigation and technological transfer, but also project leading and teaching.

Ignacio Sañudo

Ignacio Sañudo

Post Doc

Nacho is a Software Engineer, graduated at the University of Cantabria (Santander-Spain). Currently enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Modena (Italy). Real time learner… Loves to learn!.

Alessandro Capotondi

Alessandro Capotondi

Post Doc
Ali Parsa

Ali Parsa

Post Doc
Arsalane Hamza Cherif

Arsalane Hamza Cherif

Post Doc

Arslane earned his Ph.D. in Computer Sciences in 2018 from the University of Tlemcen, jointly with
the University of Paris 13 where he completed a one-year long scholarship at the L2TI laboratory of
Paris 13, under the supervision of Khaled BOUSSETTA & Gladys DIAZ. Earlier, he received his Master
and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science from the University of Oran 1, respectively in 2012 and
2010. His main research interests include Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vehicular Networks,
Delay Tolerant Networks, and more specifically the design and development of routing protocols for
Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks.

Tomasz Kloda

Tomasz Kloda

Post Doc

Tomasz received an M.S. in computer science from the Warsaw University of Technology (Poland). From 2008 to 2011, he worked in Kontron as a R&D software engineer in embedded Linux group. In 2011, he joined ONERA (the French Aerospace Lab) where he conducted research on the schedulability analysis of time-triggered systems and received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Toulouse (France) in 2015. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Inria de Paris (the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation) working on the latency analysis and on the software models for real-time systems.

Houssam-Eddine Zahaf

Houssam-Eddine Zahaf

Post Doc

Houssam was a lecturer in Computer Science at University of Lille and a resercher in CRIStAL laboratory. He is interested in real time and parallel systems, operating systems, scheduling algorithms, with a special focus on energy consumption and computing onto heterogeneous architectures. Houssam was a Ph.D candidate at University of Lille within CRIStAL laboratory. He was supervised by Richard Olejnik, Abou EL Hassen Benyamina and Giuseppe Lipari. He defended his Ph.D in November 02,2016. Earlier, he received his MSc and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science from the University of Oran 1, in Ju! ne 2013 and June 2011.

Francesco Guaraldi

Francesco Guaraldi

Administrative Staff

Project manager and accountant, Francesco has a strong expertise as research advisor and project manager of EU funding projects (FP7, EUAID, H2020, EASME, 3° Health programme, NIH).His main experience is related to ICT project applied to Transportation and Health sector. His skills are multidisciplinary and he is able to offer great contribution both in the project design, negotiation, management, monitoring and dissemination He will assists the research team and be responsible for administrative, financial and legal issues as well as monitoring the timing and the quality of the project deliverables.

Maria Alice Formigoni

Maria Alice Formigoni

Administrative Staff

Maria Alice received her Master’s Degree in Enterprise Management and Consulting from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia with a Master’s Thesis on crowdfunding as a tool for social entrepreneurship. Currently, she is enrolled in HiPeRT Lab as administrative collaborator and she is also working in the context of reporting on European projects.

Michele Seeber

Michele Seeber

Administrative Staff

Michele is a computational chemist, with a PhD from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He has worked as a postdoc in the Biochemistry dept. at the Univ. of Zurich (2002-2004), and for the Telethon Foundation (2004-2018) at the Life Science dept., UniMORE.
In the HiPeRT lab he is tasked with supporting the administrative staff in managing european projects, lending a hand wherever possible and learning something new every now and then.

Elisa Landini

Elisa Landini

Administrative Staff
Matteo Spallanzani

Matteo Spallanzani

Phd Student

Matteo received is Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2016.
He is currently enrolled as a PhD student and advises HiPeRT on Data Science and Machine Learning tasks.
His main research interests are Deep Learning models representations and their algorithmic optimization for embedded platforms.

Micaela Verucchi

Micaela Verucchi

Phd Student

Micaela received her Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Currently she’s enrolled in HiPeRT Lab as a PhD student. She’s learning Real Time, which is the focus of her research, but she’s also interested in Artificial Intelligence.

Giorgia Franchini

Giorgia Franchini

PhD Student

Giorgia received her Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2017. Currently she is enrolled in a PhD program. Her main research interest is Numerical Analysis and in particular Numerical Optimization. In continuity with her master thesis, her PhD activity is focused on analysis and development of stochastic optimization methodologies and related applications in machine learning. She is also involved in an HiPeRT Lab project about dithering, a particular image processing technique.

Jorge Martinez

Jorge Martinez

PhD Student

Jorge Martinez received the B.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru, and the M.Eng. degree in electrical engineering and embedded systems from the Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences, Weingarten, Germany. He is currently pursuing the Doctoral degree in computer science at the University of Modena, Modena, Italy, by working in close cooperation with Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, where he used to work as a Software Architect. His current interests include real-time systems and artificial intelligence.

Gianluca Brilli

Gianluca Brilli

PhD Student

Gianluca receives his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and master degree in Computer Engineering from University of Modena and Reggo Emilia.
His main interests are numerical optimization, parallel computing and electronics,  currently he is working on neural networks profiling on embedded low power platforms like FPGAs and GPUs.

Davide Sapienza

Davide Sapienza

PhD Student

Davide received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2016.
Currently working in Data Science and Machine Learning project.”

Filippo Muzzini

Filippo Muzzini

PhD Student
Isa Moazen

Isa Moazen

PhD Student
Luca Miccio

Luca Miccio

Master Student, Collaborator

Luca earned in 2017 a Bachelor of computer science from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, with an original dissertation about BFQ Linux I/O scheduler. At HiPeRT Lab since 2018, he develops hypervisors for multi-core SoC with programmable logic.

Francesco Gatti

Francesco Gatti

Master Student, Collaborator

Francesco received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He joined the group in 2016 and is involved in all of the projects related to ADAS and autonomous driving systems.

Massimiliano Bosi

Massimiliano Bosi

Master Student, Collaborator

Massimiliano received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He joined the group in 2017 and works on real time solution for autonomous driving systems.

Andrea Tagliavini

Andrea Tagliavini

Master Student

Andrea will soon receive his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He joined the group in 2017 and he works on simulation infrastructure for autonomous driving.

Luca Bartoli

Luca Bartoli

Master Student

Student of the degree course in computer science at the University of Modena. Currently working in the Autonomous Driving Project on Maserati.

Andrea Bernardi

Andrea Bernardi

Master Student
Andrea Bernardi is a student of the computer science degree course at the University of Modena.
He currently works on image streaming with the Zynq platform, through stand-alone and Linux operating systems.
Ayoub Raji

Ayoub Raji

Master Student

Ayoub received his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Bologna in 2017. Currently working on emergency trajectory planning and real-time actuation for collision avoidance in advanced driving assistance systems.

Jia Cheng Hu

Jia Cheng Hu

Master Student

Student of the degree course in computer science at the University of Modena. Currently working in biomedical project for breast cancer detection

Fabio Costa

Fabio Costa

Master Student

Student of the degree course in computer science at the University of Modena. Currently prototyping an embedded monitoring system for highly-connected vehicles, and autonomous vehicles.

 

Fabio Bagni

Fabio Bagni

Undergraduate Student

Student of the degree course in computer science at the University of Modena. Currently working in the Autonomous Driving Project on Maserati.

Donato Ferraro

Donato Ferraro

Undergraduate student
Student of the degree course in computer science at the University of Modena. Currently doing his internship developing virtual platform scenarios for AI training, in the domain of the Enable-S3 EU project
Daniele Tortoli

Daniele Tortoli

Undergraduate Student

Daniele is a Computer Science student that joined the Lab for his thesis.
He’s working on setting up drones for autonomous driving.

Ion Grigoras

Ion Grigoras

Undergraduate Student

F1/10 team member

Singh Sumal Harkamal

Singh Sumal Harkamal

Undergraduate Student

F1/10 team member

Federico Gavioli

Federico Gavioli

Undergraduate Student
Saverio Sologni

Saverio Sologni

Undergraduate Student

Internship in Elettric 80 in collaboration with HiPeRT

Michael Papotto

Michael Papotto

Undergraduate student
Michael is a student of the degree course in computer science at UniMoRe (University of Modena).
He is currently working on an artificial vision project in collaboration with Nabla2 s.r.l under the supervision of the Professor P. Burgio of HiPeRT Lab.